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Body of missing DeKalb teacher wanted by police found in Lawrenceville

A DeKalb County middle school teacher who was wanted by law enforcement in that county, reportedly on allegations that he was involved in an inappropriate relationship with a student, was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in a car on Scenic Highway Wednesday afternoon.

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-10-18 01:15:00

DeKalb teacher accused of sexually abusing sixth-grader found dead

A DeKalb County School District teacher accused of sexually abusing a middle-school student was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday afternoon, police said. Zachary Meadors, 28, of Lawrenceville, was found dead in a vehicle in the 1200 block of Scenic Highway about 5:15


BREAKING: Buford Highway closed in both directions as crews battle fire

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.- Buford Highway is closed in both directions north of North Druid Hills Rd. as crews battle a massive fire at an apartment complex.Channel 2's Richard Elliotis on the way to the scene where a wall of smoke stretched across the road.Drivers are encouraged to use I-85 as an alternat

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-17 18:27:04

ERICA MENA ARRESTED: 'Love & Hip Hop' star, boyfriend arrested in metro Atlanta

NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga.-Channel 2 Action Newshas learned that “Love & Hip Hop” star Erica Mena was arrested over the weekend in Johns Creek after an incident with her boyfriend.According to police paperwork obtained byChannel 2 Action News, someone called police on Mena and Clifford Dixon after all

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-17 16:12:20

Disturbing video shows mom dunking baby's head under water

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.- A 5-month-old girl is OK after police said her mother recorded herself plunging the baby's head underwater.Laquanda Mosley faces aggravated child abuse and other charges after police said she recorded a video of herself holding her baby underwater.Channel 2's Tom Jonestracked dow

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-17 20:08:55

Deputies: Girl missing from North Gwinnett County

Sienna Stoner, 18 was last seen in the area of Braselton Hwy and Hamilton Mill Parkway. Investigators say she was wearing a black short, short sleeved shirt, black pants and black shoes.

ACCESSWDUN.COM - 2018-10-18 00:40:00

ZACHARY MEADORS: DeKalb County middle school teacher accused of inappropriate relationship with student reported missing

A bizarre story out of Dekalb County. A middle school teacher is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with students. He was supposed to meet with the district on Monday morning, but he is now missing.— Michael Seiden (@SeidenWSBTV)October 16, 2018

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-17 01:33:54

Georgia county, election official sued for throwing out black voters’ absentee ballots

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, running for governor, faces suit over rejection of black voters’ ballots

SALON - 2018-10-18 06:30:43

SWAT Standoff Ends With Shootout, Police Fatally Hit Gunman

HALL COUNTY, GA – A SWAT standoff ended Saturday when a man barricaded himself inside his home, before shooting at Hall County deputies and was then fatally shot by deputies in return fire, police say. No deputies or bystanders were injured during the incident.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 12:00:00

Habersham County man dies in two vehicle wreck in Gwinnett County

Adam Eisenberg, 20, died at the scene after his car flipped several times. The Gwinnett Daily Post reports he was the sole occupant of his vehicle; two cars were in the crash and the occupants of the other vehicle were uninjured.

ACCESSWDUN.COM - 2018-10-17 07:57:00

Police search for man accused of stealing from gambling, lotto machines at Lilburn store

LILBURN, Ga. -- Gwinnett County officers are looking for help from the public in identifying a male who they said may be responsible for a burglary at a convenience store in unincorporated Lilburn back in late August. On Friday, August 24 at about 4:45 a.m., they said the subject used a hammer to b

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-10-17 15:02:07

Three teens arrested, charged in murder of Lawrenceville man

On Monday, Franecha Torres, 17, of Norcross, Nicholas Evans, 17, of Suwanee, and Khalil Miller, 18, also of Suwanee, were all charged with felony murder and armed robbery for the shooting death of William Tunchez, according to Cpl. Michele Pihera, spokeswoman for the Gwinnett County Police Departmen


Teen killed after DUI driver hit her going more than 70 mph, family says

Kennedy Segars, 18, was stopped at a light near her parents’ home in DeKalb County Sunday night when a driver rear-ended her going more than 70 mph, according to police.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-10-16 23:00:45

GEORGIA MURDER INVESTIGATION: 3 teens accused of killing man in Gwinnett County

Willian Tunchez, 21,was found shot and killed near a Gwinnett County walking trailOct. 8, the day after his father reported him missing.


Body found in Hoschton park identified as Winder man

“The official autopsy results are pending further testing,” the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday, Oct. 16.

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-10-16 16:00:00

Man shot, killed at DeKalb apartment complex

ByZachary Hansen, The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionA man was shot and killed in DeKalb County Tuesday evening, police told Channel 2 Action News.DeKalb County police told Channel 2 the man was in his 30s.The incident happened at an apartment complex on Misty Waters Drive near Candler Road, the news s


Georgia parents say Little Caesars pizza left 2-year-old with second-degree burns

The girl’s mother, Koddi Dunn,told WXIAthey were on their way home from visiting with her husband’s mother when they decided to stop at a Little Caesars in Lawrenceville they often went to.


Gwinnett police seeking suspects in thefts of nearly $1M in electronics

Police said the suspects returned a few hours later, shortly after 2 a.m., with an 18-wheel tractor-trailer, and loaded more than $350,000 worth of stolen electronics into the trailer. Police later discovered the trailer had been stolen from Ford Johnson Flooring in Atlanta.

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-10-16 22:18:00

GBI identifies body found in Jackson County park

JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has identified a man found dead in a park just outside of metro Atlanta, Thursday.Agency spokesperson Nelly Miles confirmed that a body found by a passerby at Sells Mills Park off of Jackson Trail Road, Thursday, is that of 41-year-old Buford

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-10-16 16:27:29

Overturned truck forces I-85 southbound lane closure near Jimmy Carter Blvd.

A multi-vehicle accident involving an overturned truck on Interstate 85 near Jimmy Carter Boulevard in Norcross has forced officials to temporarily block three southbound lanes Tuesday.According to the Georgia Department of Transportation’s 511, five cars as well as a truck are involved. Officials h